The Recovery Dashboard, which was developed in collaboration with Tourism Economics, contains a national overview of the status of the key indicators as well as a breakdown by state and territory. Puerto Rico Outperforms the US average with travel spending in March 2021 only 17% lower than in the same period before the pandemic in 2019.
Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), is sharing updates to U.S. inbound travelers based on the local government’s most recent executive order. The order takes effect on May 28, 2021. It includes modified restrictions such as removing negative requirements for the COVID-19 molecular PCR test for fully vaccinated travelers on domestic flights and the ability to get a negative antigen (rapid test) result upon entry to the island for unvaccinated or arriving passengers to be used internationally.
These facts are a good sign to travel to more Puerto Ricoas well as for the golf niche that thrived during the pandemic due to the inherent safety and ideal social distancing in the game and on the island.
“It is fantastic to see how many visitors come to the island to enjoy the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Golf & Beach Resort,” he said Seth Henrich, PGA, Wyndham Grand’s Golf director. “The increase in tourism combined with a membership boom created the conditions for the coming banner years.”
TPC Dorado Beach is doing so well that it has changed its strategy due to growth and demand.
“We’re seeing a significant increase in the number of rounds of golf at the resort and member sales for the club,” he said Jeff Willenberg, PGA, golf director. “Due to the growth in our membership over the past six months, the club only allows members, their guests and hotel guests from Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton reservation. We expect the momentum of resort rounds and member sales to continue growing During the year. ”
Boutique Resort Royal Isabela reports increased demand for its links golf course and luxury casitas. “It’s exciting when tourists travel again to enjoy themselves Puerto Rico, “said Eugenio Lopez, Royal Isabela Sales Manager. “We are maximizing this opportunity by further improving our golf facilities and services.”
The Palmas Athletic Club has two 18-hole courses designed by Gary player (Palm course) and Rees Jones (Flamboyan). Due to the high demand, the club must proactively balance the needs.
“We have seen exponential growth in our rounds and membership levels,” said the general manager Seth Bull. “We are open to the public Monday through Thursday. You can find the tee times in our Golf Pro Shop.”
There are 18 golf courses Puerto Rico. Sixteen are open to the public. Island courses range from luxury resorts to community courses Puerto Rico grouped with several near historical San Juan. Views of the sea, coconut palms and views of the mountains and the rainforest frame their surroundings. Price points, terrain, layout style and associated amenities are diverse and complement each other.
Traveling to the island is convenient with many options as it is the island’s air transport hub Caribbean. Further travel friendliness can be found in Puerto Rico Bilingual culture, US currency, and no passport required for US citizens.
For more information on golf courses, resorts and other attractions in Iceland please visit: DiscoverPuertoRico.com.
SOURCE Explore Puerto Rico